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Inspection: 1487009.015 - 111229 - Toms Auto Salvage

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

 

Inspection Nr: 1487009.015
Report ID: 0551800
Open Date: 08/05/2020

Site Address:
111229 - Toms Auto Salvage
29332 Cr 10
Elkhart, IN 46517

Mailing Address:
29332 Cr 10, Elkhart, IN 46517

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:5015

NAICS: 425120/Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers


Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/16/2020

Emphasis:

Close Case:


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1638168
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 7
Current Violations 7 7
Initial Penalty $42,450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $42,450
Current Penalty $27,592 $0 $0 $0 $0 $27,592
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100177 C01 01/15/2021 02/18/2021 $4,550 $7,000 $0 02/08/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100177 D01 01/15/2021 02/18/2021 $4,550 $7,000 $0 02/08/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19100177 D04 I 01/15/2021 02/18/2021 $4,550 $7,000 $0 02/08/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
4. 01004 Serious 19100177 D04 II 01/15/2021 02/18/2021 $4,550 $7,000 $0 02/08/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
5. 01005 Serious 19100177 D05 01/15/2021 02/18/2021 $4,550 $7,000 $0 02/08/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
6. 01006 Serious 19100177 F10 01/15/2021 02/18/2021 $4,550 $7,000 $0 02/08/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
7. 01007A Serious 19101200 E01 01/15/2021 02/18/2021 $292 $450 $0 02/08/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
8. 01007B Serious 19101200 G08 01/15/2021 01/19/2021 $0 $0 $0 02/08/2021 F - Formal Settlement  
9. 01007C Serious 19101200 H01 01/15/2021 02/18/2021 $0 $0 $0 02/08/2021 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 128382.015
Event: 08/05/2020
Employee Is Killed Filling Tire When Multi Piece Rim Splits

At 10:32 a.m. on August 5, 2020, an employee was filling the rear tire of a CASE W20C front end loader with compressed air when the flange and ring separate fro m the rim resulting in the tire exploding off of rim. The employee was thrown ag ainst the building with the tire landing on top of him. The employee was killed from blunt force trauma and partial decapitation.

Keywords:air pressure, blowout--tire, blunt force, blunt force trauma, compressed air, crushed, decapitated, explosion, flying object, front end loader, guard, head, high pressure, maintenance, mechanic, multipiece rim wheel

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1487009.015 Fatality Occupation not reported
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